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  • Chilly with more scattered showers today

    November 26, 2013 7:02 AM

    The scattered showers will continue this afternoon as the Gulf Low moves to the northeast and an upper-level low moves over Louisiana from the west. We could still have some heavy rain at times. It will be chilly all day with high temperatures in the upper 40s occurring in the... more »
  • Cloudy and chilly with scattered showers today

    November 25, 2013 6:42 AM

    An area of low pressure is forming in the Western Gulf of Mexico and it will move toward far Southeast Louisiana. This will send some scattered showers and a few thunderstorms over South Louisiana this afternoon along with cloudy skies. We will not warm up much with high temperatures struggling... more »
  • Tornado watch canceled for most

    October 31, 2013 12:49 PM

    The Tornado Watch has been canceled for the entire viewing area EXCEPT Tangipahoa Parish where it remains until 7:00 PM. Severe Weather Set-Up : A strong trough of low pressure will send a cold front toward Baton Rouge today from the west. We will be breezy, very warm and... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms continue today

    October 2, 2013 8:04 AM

    An upper-level low is spinning over Northern Louisiana and Western Mississippi. This low will continue to draw up moisture from the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon and help to set off more scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the mid 80s.... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms continue today

    October 1, 2013 7:18 AM

    The stationary front remains stalled west of Baton Rouge, and now an upper-level low has formed along it. These two features will tap into the deep moisture over us and that will set off scattered showers and storms over Southeast Louisiana again today. Some of the rain will be heavy... more »
  • Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms today

    September 30, 2013 6:49 AM

    The cold front will remain stalled today, and a few disturbances will move along the front. This will allow us to have scattered showers with a few thunderstorms this afternoon. Some heavy rain is possible. High temperatures will be held down thanks to the rain as they only climb into... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return today

    September 20, 2013 8:52 AM

    A cold front is moving into Louisiana today and it will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms across the Capital City. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. The rain and storms will continue this evening and that will make for some... more »
  • Mix of sun and clouds with scattered storms today

    August 23, 2013 8:18 AM

    A tropical wave/trough of low pressure will be slowly moving to the west across the Northern Gulf of Mexico today. As this wave approaches Louisiana it will interact with a sea breeze and they will set off scattered showers and storms over Baton Rouge. Otherwise, we will have a mix... more »
  • Scattered to numerous showers and storms today

    August 21, 2013 6:47 AM

    Get ready for a soggy afternoon! Louisiana is sitting between to areas of high pressure. This causes a weakness to develop over us, and that leads to rain. Additionally, there is a weak area of upper-level low pressure associated with an easterly wave/tropical wave moving west across the Northern Gulf... more »
  • Heavy rain and storms today with a cold front

    August 14, 2013 7:14 AM

    A cold front is slowly moving south into Louisiana along with a disturbance that is moving along it. Combine that with plenty of tropical moisture over Baton Rouge and daytime heating and that will give us scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong to... more »
  • More scattered storms today

    August 13, 2013 6:53 AM

    You can expect another afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms. This is thanks to a stalled front located north of Louisiana plus daytime heating with all of the Gulf Moisture sitting over us. Any storm could be strong with gusty winds and have heavy rain. Otherwise, we will have a... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain today

    August 12, 2013 7:46 AM

    You can expect more unsettled weather today and really for much of this week. We have deep tropical moisture streaming up from the Gulf thanks to a ridge of high pressure off the East Coast. Combine that with a disturbance that will move by overhead, and that will allow us... more »
  • More scattered thunderstorms today

    July 22, 2013 7:13 AM

    You can expect another day with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. A trough of low pressure is located north of Louisiana and when you combine that with a very unstable air mass over Baton Rouge that will lead to more storms today with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Some... more »
  • The scattered thunderstorms continue today

    July 19, 2013 6:47 AM

    The weather pattern has not changed much today, so more of the same weather is on tap this afternoon. A trough of low pressure remains over the Southeast U.S. and and upper-level low (TUTT Low) is sitting over the Northern Gulf of Mexico. These features, when combined with daytime heating,... more »
  • More heat with scattered thunderstorms today

    July 18, 2013 7:21 AM

    We will have a more active afternoon with showers and thunderstorms. This is thanks to a shortwave, or disturbance, moving across part of the Deep South and a TUTT Low (tropical upper tropospheric trough), or upper-level tropical low, in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. Combine those features with daytime heating... more »
  • Heavy rain and thunderstorms likely today

    July 16, 2013 6:52 AM

    The upper-level low is moving from the Texas Panhandle into New Mexico today. It will continue to draw in deep tropical moisture over Baton Rouge today. This will give us a mix of sun and clouds with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong... more »
  • Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms again today

    July 15, 2013 6:42 AM

    The wet weather pattern will continue this afternoon thanks to a retrograding upper-level low moving over Oklahoma and Texas. Under the low there will be plenty of rain and storms. Since Baton Rouge is located to the southeast of the center of the low, we will have plenty of southerly... more »
  • A cold front brings us showers and storms today

    July 11, 2013 7:21 AM

    The cold front will slowly move toward town today. It will tap into the deep tropical moisture over us, and that will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies. Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning. We will still be... more »
  • Partly cloudy and hot with scattered storms today

    July 9, 2013 6:29 AM

    Expect another afternoon just like we had on Monday...it will be hot and humid with partly cloudy skies to start the afternoon. Then we will have scattered showers and storms popping up. Some of the storms could have heavy rain at times. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s.... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return today

    July 5, 2013 6:42 AM

    We will have a much greater chance of rain/storms today. This is due to the trough of low pressure, that stretches from the Gulf north into the Eastern U.S., moving to the west into Louisiana, and deep tropical moisture being streamed north into the state. We will have a mix... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms return today

    July 3, 2013 6:51 AM

    The weather is going to start to change today with slightly more humid air returning to the state as the East Coast Trough moves westward. This will also lead to the Baton Rouge getting scattered showers and storms this afternoon with partly cloudy skies. Some of the storms could be... more »
  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms today

    June 19, 2013 8:01 AM

    We have mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers and thunderstorms this morning. The rain is coming from a stalled cold front that is sitting over us and a disturbance that is moving along it. Temperatures are in the lower 70s. Look for more scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop... more »
  • Scattered storms continue today

    May 31, 2013 10:45 AM

    The deep tropical moisture that has been over us the last few days is moving east of Louisiana. Some drier air aloft is moving over Baton Rouge, and this will help to limit the amount of rain and storms we will see today. You still need to plan on dodging... more »
  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms again today

    May 30, 2013 7:26 AM

    It is a mostly cloudy morning with isolated showers across Southeast Louisiana. We have very warm and muggy temperatures in the lower 70s. You can expect another day today just like we had on Wednesday with scattered showers and thunderstorms. This is all thanks to some deep tropical moisture... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms with some heavy rain possible today

    May 29, 2013 7:19 AM

    We have a mostly cloudy and muggy start to this Wednesday Morning across the Baton Rouge area. Temperatures are in the upper 60s. Get ready for some rain and thunderstorms today. This is thanks to a plume of deep tropical moisture streaming north from the Caribbean. At the same... more »
  • Partly cloudy with isolated storms today

    May 27, 2013 6:48 AM

    We start this Memorial Day Monday with mostly clear skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. We will have a decent day weather-wise, but thanks to a weak disturbance and Gulf Moisture, we will have to dodge a few showers and storms today. Some could have heavy... more »
  • Heavy rain and storms today

    May 22, 2013 7:22 AM

    Watch out for some flash flooding this morning across Southeast Louisiana. We picked up 2 to 4 inches of rain and that has caused areas streams, creeks, drainage ditches and local roads to flood. Remember DO NOT drive through flooded roadways!! After the first batch of rain this morning,... more »
  • Heavy flooding rains with some severe weather today

    May 10, 2013 8:49 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch Through Saturday Evening For All of Southeast Louisiana... It was a very stormy start to this Friday. We have severe thunderstorms moving through Baton Rouge starting around 4:45 AM through the 7 AM hour. There were numerous reports of hail, strong winds, flooding and power outages.... more »
  • Mostly cloudy with more heavy rain and storms today

    May 2, 2013 7:04 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through This Evening... It is another cloudy and mild start to the day with a few showers popping up on radar. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 60s. Keep that umbrella with you today. The upper-level low is still sitting over parts... more »
  • More heavy rain and t'storms today

    May 1, 2013 6:49 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch Through Thursday Evening... We have a mostly cloudy, mild and muggy start to this Wednesday with a few showers on the radar. Showers will continue to pop-up during the morning hours. Temperatures are in the mid 60s. The upper-level low remains parked over Louisiana this... more »
  • Heavy rain and storms return today

    April 30, 2013 7:30 AM

    It is a pretty quiet start to this Tuesday Morning with partly to mostly cloudy skies and some patchy fog. The fog could get dense at times with visibilities less than 1/4 mile, so please use caution as you travel this morning. Temperatures are in the lower to mid 60s.... more »
  • Plenty of heavy rain and storms today

    April 3, 2013 7:15 AM

    It is a very soggy start to the day with heavy rain and thunderstorms moving up from the Gulf of Mexico. The rains will continue throughout the morning with mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures are in the 50s and 60s. The rain and some thunderstorms will become less widespread and... more »
  • Tornado Watch until 8 PM for the WBRZ Viewing Area

    February 25, 2013 12:59 PM

    The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Tornado Watch for all of the WBRZ Viewing area until 8 PM tonight. Thunderstorms are developing once again as a warm front moves up from the Louisiana Coast into Baton Rouge. These storms could become strong to severe with large hail,... more »
  • Scattered showers continue today

    February 22, 2013 9:36 AM

    It is a mostly cloudy Friday Morning across the Baton Rouge area. There are isolated showers moving through town as well. Temperatures are in the lower 60s. The cold front will stall along the Louisiana Coast today. An area of low pressure will move along it, and this will... more »
  • Rain with some strong to severe storms possible today

    February 21, 2013 7:14 AM

    It is a pretty quiet Thursday Morning across the Capital City. We have mostly cloudy skies and it is a little breezy with temperatures in the upper 40s to lower 50s. The weather will be going downhill by lunchtime today. A warm front will move up from the Gulf... more »
  • Potential flooding in lower Livingston Parish Play Video

    February 12, 2013 5:26 PM

    MAUREPAS - The threat of more rain could mean trouble for people living in lower Livingston Parish. The area is still trying to dry out from last month's heavy rain, when some homes ended up with a foot of water inside. Since Sunday two to three inches of... more »
  • Rainy and stormy on this Mardi Gras

    February 12, 2013 8:29 AM

    It looks like we will have a pretty soggy Mardi Gras. The cold front has stalled along the coast overnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are still popping up around Baton Rouge this morning with mostly cloudy skies. It is cool with temperatures in the 50s. The front will retreat... more »
  • Area bracing for heavy rain on Lundi Gras

    February 11, 2013 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials said they were preparing for heavy rain and flooding ahead of Mardi Gras today. The National Weather Service issued a flood watch through Tuesday afternoon as a cold front moves into the area. Emergency officials in East Baton Rouge Parish said they'd make a... more »
  • Chilly and rainy weather expected today

    January 15, 2013 8:31 AM

    It is another cold and rainy morning across the Capital City. We have mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers popping up on the radar. Temperatures are in the upper 30s to lower 40s. More of the same wet, chilly and dreary weather is on tap this afternoon. This is... more »
  • More rain with chilly temperatures today

    January 14, 2013 6:46 AM

    We start this Monday Morning with more scattered showers and some heavy rain. It is pretty chilly with temperatures in the lower 40s. Better take your warm coat and umbrella with you today! The showers and a few thunderstorms will continue this afternoon thanks to a stationary front that... more »
  • Flooding continues in Ascension Parish Play Video

    January 10, 2013 5:42 PM

    DARROW - The water in many Ascension Parish neighborhoods like Pelican Point has subsided enough for trucks or other large vehicles to traverse the roads. The same cannot be said for Darrow, a few miles south. "I had a little patch of grass. Now you don't see any grass.... more »
  • Heavy rain with some severe weather possible today

    January 10, 2013 7:24 AM

    ...Tornado Watch Until 2 PM Today... ...Flash Flood Watch Through This Afternoon... A line of heavy rain and thunderstorms is moving through Baton Rouge this morning. Some severe weather will be possible too. Temperatures are in the upper 60s. The line of heavy rain and thunderstorms will slowly... more »
  • Heavy rains continue today

    January 9, 2013 8:01 AM

    ...Flash Flood Watch Until Thursday Night... The heavy rain continues this morning! We picked up around 3-6 inches of rain since yesterday! This has caused some flash flooding around the viewing area and that will continue today! We start the day with more rain and temperatures in the 60s.... more »
  • A PDS Tornado Watch is in effect until 8 PM for the WBRZ viewing area

    December 25, 2012 1:25 PM

    The Storm Prediction Center has issued a PDS Tornado Watch for the entire WBRZ Viewing area until 8 PM tonight. A PDS Tornado watch means that there is a higher risk for strong and long-track tornadoes across the watch area. Round 1 of the storms was really uneventful this... more »
  • Severe Weather Outbreak is possible today

    December 25, 2012 9:13 AM

    ...A Significant Severe Weather Outbreak is expected on this Christmas Day... Our analysis of the current weather around Baton Rouge shows that it is warm and becoming humid. A warm front has moved north of Baton Rouge this morning and it will continue to push northward into Mississippi. We... more »
  • We will still feel the effects of Isaac in our weather today

    August 31, 2012 8:01 AM

    Isaac is located in Arkansas and it will move into Missouri later today. We start the morning with mostly cloudy skies and it is pretty muggy with temperatures in the upper 70s. Feeder rain bands will still stream over Southeast Louisiana into Isaac today. This will allow us to... more »
  • Tropical Storm Isaac afternoon forecast update

    August 30, 2012 12:46 PM

    Isaac is still a tropical storm as it moves away from Baton Rouge, or 50 miles south of Monroe, LA with winds around 40 mph, pressure up to 989 mb. It is moving to the NNW at 9 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect until further notice for... more »
  • Tropical Storm Isaac Morning Update

    August 30, 2012 7:35 AM

    Isaac Early Morning Update: It is still a tropical storm as it moves NW away from Baton Rouge, or near Simmesport, LA with winds around 45 mph, pressure 985 mb and moving to the NW at 8 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning remain in effect until further notice for all... more »
  • Late Morning Isaac Update

    August 28, 2012 1:42 PM

    Isaac is finally a hurricane! It will continue to strengthen through landfall tonight. A Hurricane Warning is in effect from East of Morgan City, LA east to Destin, FL. A Tropical Storm Warning is in efect for Inland Parishes/Counties Around Baton Rouge. Isaac is moving to the northwest at... more »
  • Isaac early morning update

    August 28, 2012 7:54 AM

    Isaac Morning Update : Isaac is still not a hurricane yet, but the NHC says that it is on the verge of becoming one! Winds are 70 mph and the pressure is down to 976 mb. The storm is getting stronger and the storms are wrapping around the center. The... more »
  • Here is the latest with Tropical Storm Isaac

    August 27, 2012 8:15 AM

    ...Hurricane Warning from East of Morgan City, LA east to Destin, FL... ...Tropical Storm Warning for Inland Parishes/Counties Around Baton Rouge... Hurricane Isaac Update : This morning the storm is located about 360 miles Southeast of the Mouth of the Mississippi River. Winds are sustained around 65 mph and... more »
  • Scattered t'storms around Baton Rouge this afternoon

    August 16, 2012 12:40 PM

    Additional moisture will stream northward from the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon. When that is added to a front which is still stalled north of Baton Rouge, a sea breeze front and daytime heating it will all lead to a better chance of rain/storms today. This means that more of... more »
  • Scattered thunderstorms return this afternoon

    August 13, 2012 12:41 PM

    We will have a hot and humid afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could become strong with gusty winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning strikes. The storms are coming from the sea breeze, a disturbance over Mississippi and a cold front that is stalling along the... more »
  • Showers and storms throughout the day

    August 10, 2012 6:38 AM

    There are isolated showers and a few thunderstorms popping up this morning with mostly cloudy skies. Some could be strong to severe. Otherwise, it is warm and humid with temperatures in the 70s. The showers and thunderstorms will become more numerous through the morning and into the afternoon. Some... more »
  • More showers and storms today

    August 9, 2012 5:26 AM

    It is a warm and muggy morning across the Baton Rouge area with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies. Scattered showers and storms are developing along the Coastal Parishes and drifting northward. Temperatures are in the mid 70s. We will see scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms from this... more »
  • Expect scattered storms this afternoon and evening

    August 8, 2012 12:39 PM

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms are popping up right now all around Southeast Louisiana. They are coming from the sea breeze, a disturbance north of Louisiana and daytime heating. Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. High temperatures will be in the... more »
  • Hot with scattered storms this afternoon

    August 6, 2012 1:02 PM

    Be sure to take your umbrella with you as you head out the door this afternoon. We will have a sun and cloud mix with scattered to numerous thunderstorms popping up. This is all due to a stalled cold front just north of Louisiana, an upper-level low in the Western... more »
  • More showers and storms popping up this afternoon

    August 6, 2012 7:21 AM

    This Monday Morning starts off with partly cloudy skies and very muggy conditions as the temperatures are in the 70s. A weak tropical wave will move west across the Northern Gulf of Mexico coast today and right toward Louisiana. Combine that with a stalled weak cold front along the... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms around town this afternoon

    July 27, 2012 1:05 PM

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be popping up all around Southeast Louisiana this afternoon. Some of them could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. High temperatures will be reached early as they climb into the lower 90s before the rain moves in. The rain... more »
  • Scattered storms moving through Baton Rouge today

    July 26, 2012 1:21 PM

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms are popping up around the Baton Rouge area. Some of these could be strong with gusty winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning strikes. When it is not storming, it will be partly cloudy and hot. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s and the heat... more »
  • Becoming hotter with scattered storms today

    July 23, 2012 7:38 AM

    We start the new work week off with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies and some showers along the coast. It is warm and muggy with temperatures in the 70s. We will still have to dodge some rain and storms this afternoon thanks to an easterly wave moving from... more »
  • More showers and storms today with heavy rain

    July 20, 2012 12:43 PM

    This afternoon will be another hot one with highs in the lower 90's. An upper level low and weak disturbance will fire off more scattered storms this afternoon. These storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. As we make our Friday commute... more »
  • Calm weather this morning, but storms return this afternoon

    July 20, 2012 5:26 AM

    We have some calm weather this morning with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 70s. The weather will be changing this afternoon as another disturbance, or cold pocket of air aloft, moves over Southeast Louisiana. At the same time, a weak cold front will be stalling over the... more »
  • Get ready for more scattered storms today

    July 19, 2012 6:10 AM

    This Thursday Morning is starting out with partly to mostly cloudy skies and it is muggy with temperatures in the 70s. Get ready for another round of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. An area of high pressure is located over the Great Plains and we are on the eastern... more »
  • Some sun with scattered storms this afternoon

    July 13, 2012 12:40 PM

    We have some sunshine coming out around Baton Rouge, but it will not last very long. The sun is heating us up and that will help to set off scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some of the storms could become strong with heavy rain and frequent lightning strikes. High... more »
  • More showers and storms this afternoon

    July 12, 2012 1:36 PM

    Showers and thunderstorms are popping up all round the Baton Rouge area. Some will be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. Some minor flooding will be possible. High temperatures have already been hit before the rain started as they climbed into the upper 80s. The... more »
  • Dry this morning with more rain and storms this afternoon

    July 12, 2012 6:29 AM

    It is another partly to mostly cloudy morning across the Capital City. Isolated showers are also developing across the region and that trend will continue through the morning. Temperatures are in the 70s. We are still stuck in the same weather pattern that we have been in for the... more »
  • Scattered showers and storms return this morning

    July 11, 2012 6:42 AM

    We begin this Wednesday with mostly cloudy skies and showers are popping up around the Viewing Area. Some rain could become heavy at times later this morning. Temperatures are in the mid 70s. Not too much will change in the forecast today compared to yesterday. There is an upper-level... more »
  • Rain and storms are moving through Baton Rouge

    July 10, 2012 7:24 AM

    We have an early start to the showers and some thunderstorms this morning. They are isolated to scattered across Southeast Louisiana and will become more widespread through the morning. Otherwise, it is mostly cloudy and muggy with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. The showers and thunderstorms will... more »
  • Showers starting this morning and lasting through the afternoon

    July 9, 2012 5:17 AM

    We start this Monday Morning with mostly cloudy skies and isolated to scattered showers. Some thunderstorms are possible too. Temperatures are in the lower 70s. We will have another round of scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. This is all thanks to a mid to upper-level low... more »
  • A warm morning with storms this afternoon

    July 3, 2012 6:10 AM

    We begin this Tuesday with more very muggy conditions and mostly clear skies. Temperatures are in the mid to upper 70s. This afternoon will be just like yesterday. It is going to be hot and humid with isolated showers and thunderstorms popping up with the daytime heating along with... more »
  • Hot with isolated storms this afternoon

    July 2, 2012 12:29 PM

    Get ready for another very hot and humid afternoon around Baton Rouge. It will be partly cloudy, but we will have some isolated showers and thunderstorms popping up. These storms will come from the sea breeze, daytime heating and a old thunderstorm outflow moving in from the east. Some of... more »
  • A muggy morning with some isolated storms this afternoon

    July 2, 2012 6:20 AM

    We start this new work week off with very warm and muggy weather. We have mostly clear skies with the temperatures in the upper 70s. We will be very hot again this afternoon, but we will see some isolated showers and thunderstorms popping up. Most of the storms will... more »
  • Very hot and humid with spotty storms this afternoon

    June 28, 2012 12:34 PM

    It will be partly cloudy and very hot again this afternoon all thanks to the ridge of high pressure remaining over the Southeast U.S. It will also be a more humid than the last few days. This will allow for some stray to isolated showers and thunderstorms to pop-up with... more »
  • Isolated showers and storms through the evening

    June 18, 2012 5:38 PM

    We have some isolated showers and a few t'storms around Southeast Louisiana right now. Some heavy rain is possible. Otherwise, it is mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 70s to lower 80s. There will be some spotty showers tonight with partly cloudy skies. It will be warm and... more »
  • Scattered storms continue this evening around Baton Rouge

    June 15, 2012 6:12 PM

    Look for the scattered showers and thunderstorms to continue this evening. Some of them will be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. There could be some minor flooding around town. Temperatures are in the lower 80s. The storms will dissipate by 10 PM tonight and... more »
  • Scattered strong storms around Metro Baton Rouge

    June 14, 2012 5:30 PM

    Update: The storms over Downtown Baton Rouge have weakened and we now have some light rain. The stronger storms are now located over the Felicianas, St. Helena, Tangipahoa and Northern Livingston Parish. Heavy rain and frequent lightning strikes are still possible. I have a full update on... more »
  • Hotter with scattered storms this afternoon

    June 13, 2012 1:24 PM

    We will have a hotter afternoon thanks to more sunshine than we had yesterday, but we will still have to dodge scattered thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong with heavy rain. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s. Some storms will linger into the evening with... more »
  • Scattered storms with some heavy rain this afternoon

    June 12, 2012 1:05 PM

    The Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been canceled for ALL Parishes in the WBRZ viewing area. Some strong storms with heavy rain and gusty winds will be possible this afternoon as the disturbance moves to the southeast. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the mid to upper... more »
  • Severe thunderstorm watch continues until 2 PM

    June 12, 2012 10:05 AM

    The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire WBRZ viewing area until 2:00 PM. A watch means that severe weather is possible in the watch area. The large area of thunderstorms that were over North Louisiana and Central Mississippi early this morning is... more »
  • Some rain this morning with storms later today

    June 12, 2012 6:08 AM

    We have some lingering showers across Southeast Louisiana this morning from the disturbance that moved through overnight. It is warm, but not as humid as yesterday with temperatures in the 70s. Another round of showers and thunderstorms will move through later this morning and into the afternoon hours. These... more »
  • Hazy sunshine with scattered storms this afternoon

    June 11, 2012 12:35 PM

    It will be hazy, hot and very humid this afternoon across the Capital City with a mix of sun and clouds. We will have to dodge scattered showers and thunderstorms that pop-up as well. Some could be strong with heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning strikes. Our high temperature... more »
  • Muggy morning, with scattered afternoon storms

    June 11, 2012 6:30 AM

    It is a VERY muggy and warm start to this Monday Morning with mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures are in the mid 70s. We will return to a more typical summer-time weather pattern today as the upper-level low that sat over us all weekend has finally moved east of Louisiana.... more »
  • Scattered storms with heavy rain this afternoon

    June 8, 2012 1:41 PM

    We will have scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon across the Capital City. Some of the rain could be heavy at times and some flooding will be possible. We could pick up 1 to 3 inches of rain. A Flood Watch remains in effect from now until Sunday... more »
  • Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday Evening

    June 8, 2012 10:35 AM

    A heavy rain event is forecast for Southeast Louisiana starting today and lasting through the weekend. A upper-level low, currently over the Northwest Gulf of Mexico, will slowly move over Louisiana all weekend. This will cause scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms to develop beginning late this morning and... more »
  • Heavy rain expected today

    June 8, 2012 6:42 AM

    ...Flood Watch in effect from 10 AM Friday until 7 PM Sunday... We start out this Friday Morning with partly to mostly cloudy skies and it is muggy with temperatures in the lower 70s. Get ready for some heavy rain to return to the Baton Rouge area beginning... more »
  • Scattered storms return this afternoon

    June 7, 2012 12:25 PM

    We will have another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as the stationary front remains over South Louisiana. Some of the storms could become strong and have gusty winds, heavy rain, hail and frequent lightning strikes thanks to the slow-moving storms. It will be hot before the storms... more »
  • Quiet weather this morning with scattered storms this afternoon

    June 7, 2012 6:20 AM

    All the heavy rain from last night has dissipate and we are left with some cloud cover this morning. It is also warm and muggy with temperatures in the lower 70s. We will have another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms today thanks to the stationary front still sitting... more »
  • Another sizzler today with isolated t'storms

    June 6, 2012 12:27 PM

    More heat with oppressive humidity this afternoon as a stationary front sits along the I-10 corridor. This front will help to set off isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some could be strong with gusty winds, heavy rain, hail and a lot of lightning. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s,... more »

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    TIJERAS, NEW MEXICO- Transportation leaders in New Mexico hope a new "singing road" will slow speeders along historic Route 66. It'll be built between Albuquerque... more »